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Baseball podcast hosted by Ben, David and Travis. Sharing with you, the listener, the history of baseball in the Pacific Northwest. We also provide you with updates on the status of bringing Major League Baseball to Portland, Oregon.

Baseball podcast hosted by Ben, David and Travis. Sharing with you, the listener, the history of baseball in the Pacific Northwest. We also provide you with updates on the status of bringing Major League Baseball to Portland, Oregon.

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United States

Description:

Baseball podcast hosted by Ben, David and Travis. Sharing with you, the listener, the history of baseball in the Pacific Northwest. We also provide you with updates on the status of bringing Major League Baseball to Portland, Oregon.

Language:

English


Episodes

Coal Ball - Inning 9 - Coach Greg Frady

12/7/2020
In this final inning of Coal Ball Ben and Travis get to know the first ever head baseball coach for the Nanaimo Night Owls/Bars, Greg Frady. Coach Frady has an amazing background. From coaching the German National Team to a decorated college career. Get to know coach better by listening to this inning. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:10:24

Maury Brown

11/2/2020
Welcome to year 3 of the podcast. In this episode Ben sits down for a conversation with Maury Brown of Forbes to talk MLB to PDX. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:16:21

Coal Ball - Inning 8 - The Cities Involvement

8/24/2020
In this inning we sit down to speak with Mayor Krog, City of Nanaimo, to discuss the cities involvement in bringing a team to Nanaimo. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:52:30

Coal Ball - 33

8/17/2020
In this inning of Coal Ball we take some time to reflect on one of Nanaimo's great ball player's. son, friend, husband and father. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:19:13

Coal Ball - Inning 7 - Nanaimo Ownership Group

8/10/2020
In this inning we sit down with Jim Swanson, one of the 4 Nanaimo Baseball group owners, to discuss the process behind selection a location for a new team and what was involved in bringing a team to that location. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:08:03

Coal Ball - Inning 6 - Burgmann

8/3/2020
In this inning we sit down with Josh Burgmann to talk about his career in baseball to this point. We discuss his time in Nanaimo, High School, University of Washington and up to when he was drafted by the Chicago Cubs. I also sit down with Josh's parents to talk about Josh and get their perspective. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:38:47

Coal Ball - Inning 5 - Rogers Brothers

7/27/2020
In this inning of Coal Ball Ben sits down with Nanaimo Coaching greats, and brothers, Dan and Doug Rogers. Both brothers run through their history of playing baseball and what got them interested in the game. They go on to talk about their coaching experiences, how they teach/instruct, what they learned from the players and what they hope to teach them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:15:39

Coal Ball - Inning 4 - Serauxmen Stadium Amatuer Baseball Association

7/20/2020
In this inning Travis sits down with Mr. Loren Goodall to talk about the Seruaxmen Stadium Amatuer Baseball Association Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:07

Coal Ball - Inning 3 - Serauxmen Stadium/Club

7/13/2020
In this inning Ben and Travis interview Cliff, Mike and Ian about the Serauxmen Club and Serauxmen Stadium. They give us a great history and background on these two wonderful topics. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:47:27

Save Boise State Baseball

7/10/2020
In this special episode we sit down to talk with Boise State Baseball Coach Travis Buck. Coach Buck talks to us about his baseball career, coaching, and the current status of Boise State Baseball. This is an episode you want to listen too and do what you can to help. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:52:30

Coal Ball - Inning 2 - Early Nanaimo Baseball History

7/6/2020
In this inning of Coal Ball Ben and Travis sit down to discuss the founding and early history of baseball in Nanaimo British Columbia. From the founder Mr. Planta to the early 1920's when baseball began to pickup. Please enjoy this inning. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:06

Coal Ball - Inning 1 - Nanaimo

6/29/2020
Welcome to inning 1 of Coal Ball. A podcast series focused on the history of baseball in Nanaimo, B.C. In this inning we speak with the First Nations representative Bill and Gary. In the second part of inning 1 we speak with Mayor Krog. Please enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:38

Coal Ball Primer Episode

6/22/2020
Ben is back with a brand new episode for you. This week he primes your for the upcoming podcast series Coal Ball. Take a listen and learn a little about what is coming the next 10 to 11 weeks. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:56

Valley Athletics

5/27/2020
This week friend of the podcast, Travis, sits down with Valley Athletics of Portland, Oregon owner Eric Fogle. Eric and Travis discuss, Eric's, early baseball career, the founding of Valley Athletics and what it has been like being a business owner during Covid 19 crises. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:18

Jacob Kornhauser (A Cup of Coffee Club - Author)

4/23/2020
This week author of the A Cup of Coffee Club, Jacob Kornhauser, sits down with Ben. They run through what went in to writing this book, those ball players featured and so much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:16

Coach Jake Valentine - Part 2

4/15/2020
In this episode Ben and Dave talk to coach Valentine regarding his coaching experiences at Stephen F. Austin State, UC Riverside, Santa Clara and now with the University of Portland Pilots. We also get in to a little MLB to PDX with the coach. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:02

Coach Jake Valentine - Part 1

4/7/2020
Coach Jake Valentine sits down with Ben and David for Part 1 of our interview with him. In this episode we dive deep in to the coach's past. We talk about his baseball playing career in high school, his college career with Tacoma Community College and Hawaii Pacific University. We give you a complete in depth conversation with the coach and you hear it here first. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:28

Bens 2020 Spring Training Experience

3/27/2020
Ben getting interviewed this week by friend of the Podcast, Travis Conway. Travis ask Ben all kinds of questions regarding his first ever experience going to Spring Training. Some questions include what stadium was his favorite, what were some of the players like and much more. Enjoy the episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:51

2020 Portland Pickles - Part 1

3/19/2020
This week Ben gives you some great insight into the 2020 Portland Pickles. He breaks down 4 players, all from the Portland Metro area. Leading the way are 3 University of Portland Pilots Nick Nygard, Gabe Skoro and Christian Cooney. Ben also talks about Washington State University Cougar Micky Thompson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:45

Cooper Hummel Interview

3/9/2020
This week Ben sits down, from Phoenix, Arizona, to chat with former University of Portland and Lakeridge High School Alumni and Current Milwaukee Brewer Cooper Hummel. Cooper talks with Ben about his early years and even talks about why he switched from Lake Oswego High School to intercity revival Lakeridge. Ben also gets in to a little MLB to PDX with Cooper. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:30:10